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Cash price

Applies to derivative products. See: Spot price.
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Cash Price

On an exchange, the price of a security or commodity at the present moment. If one buys or sells a security or commodity, one pays the cash price. The cash price contrasts with the futures price. It is also called the current price and the spot price. See also: Spot rate.
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cash price

A price quotation in a cash market. In securities trading, a cash price distinguishes a transaction as being other than a regular five-day delivery, a difference that may be sought for tax or dividend reasons. In commodities trading, a cash price implies immediate or nearly immediate delivery as opposed to settlement in a specified future month. Also called spot price.
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First, since the specific lumber commodity traded on the futures market is not traded in any spot market, most previous studies that employ lumber spot prices use an alternate lumber commodity spot price series.
Lowering electricity spot prices causes a serious distortion to the electricity market.
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The 1Q14 numbers were supported by the favourable water levels at dams and good pricing conditions on the spot market, as well as the base effect in tariff indexations (implying a low base for spot prices YoY).
Japan's Ministry of Economy Trade & Industry (METI) is involved in this, having recently begun issuing releases about the average spot prices of LNG based on actual transactions made; and this has helped reduce spot prices for supplies reaching Japan.
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However, different to the model in our paper, in those models, the spot prices are always assumed to be a deterministic function of the demand and, moreover, the suppliers are all reliable.
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